What is a Title Insurance Policy?

Imagine you've just bought your dream home.  You're finally unpacking boxes and arranging furniture after a lengthy search and closing process.  One day, you receive a notice of a lien on the property that was somehow missed during the title search. A title insurance policy is designed to protect you in situations like this. How is title … [Read more...]

What are my closing costs if I am the Seller?

Every market has closing costs associated with each side of a real estate transaction that are customary to either the buyer or seller in that local market.  If you are considering selling your home in Texas, you may need to plan that the following costs are customarily paid by a home seller: Broker’s marketing fee – This fee is usually stated … [Read more...]